Mid August 16th is a fantastic time for a Musical Icons costume party, with two great stars leading the way. It was on 16th August 1977, the undisputed “King of Rock n Roll” Elvis Presley, died of a heart attack aged just 42, in Memphis, Tennessee. Props n Frocks stocks Elvis Costumes and all the Elvis Accessories you could need including Elvis wigs, glasses, rings and medallions.
On the same day in 1958 legendary performer, actress and all-round World’s Greatest Best-selling Female Recording Artist, Madonna (born Madonna Louise Ciccone) was born in Bay City, Michigan. We stock Madonna Costumes (both her 80’s ‘Material Girl’ look and the 90s gold pointy boob costumes).
Also on this day in musical history Pete Best was replaced by Ringo Starr as the Beatles’ drummer in 1962 (of course, we stock Beatles Costumes and accessories including pudding bowl wigs and dark round glasses). At the 1969 Woodstock Festival, the second day featured such greats as Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, Sly & The Family Stone and Jefferson Airplane. The day started early, at 4am , with The Who embarking on a 25 song set, including highlights from their new album ‘Tommy’, which had been released in May. So it’s time to see it, hear it and feel it and strut your stuff dressed up as one of your musical heroes, possibly with the help of a karaoke machine.